Definition : Safety code - Building Chapter

The Building chapter of the Safety Code (CBCS) is intended to improve the minimal safety for the occupants in the building. It mainly includes specific requirements in relation with fire protection, maintenance and inspection of certain façades (five stories or more) and of certain parkings (those for which the driving surface does not rest directly on the ground) to prevent accidents. It also requires the owners of immovable equipped with water cooling towers to proceed to their regular maintenance.

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The Law states that your syndicate's object, therefore its mission is "[...] the preservation of the immovable, the maintenance and administration of the common portions [...]." This implies that it has a duty to have carried out, over time, the work required to prevent the deterioration of the common portions of the immovable. The maintenance and conservation of its built up patrimony are therefore a must for any self-respecting co-ownership.
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